Chapter 7. Complex Behavior II: Rule-Governed Behavior, Stimulus Equivalence and Verbal Behavior

  1. Peter Sturmey PhD Professor member Senior Lecturer Chief Psychologist clinical psychology trainee

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773192.ch7

Behavioral Case Formulation and Intervention: A Functional Analytic Approach

Behavioral Case Formulation and Intervention: A Functional Analytic Approach

How to Cite

Sturmey, P. (2008) Complex Behavior II: Rule-Governed Behavior, Stimulus Equivalence and Verbal Behavior, in Behavioral Case Formulation and Intervention: A Functional Analytic Approach, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773192.ch7

Author Information

  1. Queens College and The Graduate Center City University of New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 AUG 2008

Book Series:

  1. Clinical Psychology

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018897

Online ISBN: 9780470773192

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Keywords:

  • complex behavior II - rule-governed behavior, stimulus equivalence and verbal behavior;
  • behavior analysis - accounting for verbal behavior;
  • Skinner's Verbal Behavior and implications for clinical work;
  • Leslie and O'Reilly's rule governed behavior;
  • rule-governed versus contingency-controlled behavior in ADHD;
  • stimulus correlated with schedule of reinforcement - influencing behavior itself;
  • Skinner's Verbal Behavior;
  • Chomsky's criticisms of Verbal Behavior;
  • relational frame theory;
  • verbal behavior therapies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Rule-Governed Behavior

  • Stimulus Equivalence

  • Verbal Behavior

  • Verbal Behavior Therapies

  • Summary